Safety fence erected following collapse of Kandal’s canal bank

A team from Kandal Provincial Administration built a safety fence to block public access to the bank of the Prek Tnaot canal in Takhmao commune and town, following a substantial collapse on May 9. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/safety-fence-erected-following-collapse-kandals-canal-bank

Program launched to improve water, sanitation and hygiene in Cambodia

WaterAid and The VF Foundation announce the launch of a year-long program to reach more than 85,000 people with access to clean water, sanitation and hygiene in Cambodia. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501072154/program-launched-to-improve-water-sanitation-and-hygiene-in-cambodia/

Big-name divers explore deepest Mekong pools in key fauna survey

A group of well-known underwater explorers have dived to a depth of about 75m below the surface of the Mekong River in Cambodia, an important body of water that is the last habitat of the world’s largest fresh water fish. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/big-name-divers-explore-deepest-mekong-pools-key-fauna-survey

China-aided water project for rural schools in Cambodia completed

A water project for three primary schools aided by a Chinese charity in the remote area of Bavel district, about 90 km west of the Battambang provincial capital in northwest Cambodia, was completed on Monday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501063725/china-aided-water-project-for-rural-schools-in-cambodia-completed/

Hun Sen: Water is 'white gold' for inclusive development

Cambodia considers water as “White Gold” for sustainable and inclusive socio-economic development, Prime Minister Hun Sen said as he addressed the 4th Asia-Pacific Water Summit on April 23. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/hun-sen-water-white-gold-inclusive-development

MRC unveils monitoring station in Laos’ north near Myanmar

The Mekong River Commission (MRC) on March 31 unveiled the first water-level monitoring station near the top of the Lower Mekong River Basin, in Long district of Laos’ Luang Namtha province. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/mrc-unveils-monitoring-station-laos-north-near-myanmar

Oxfam, Sai team up on Mekong

Oxfam Cambodia has launched a new campaign, “Along the Mekong River with Sai”, to promote the importance of the river. Celebrity environment activist Uon Pakthom, a Cambodian singer and performer better known as Sai, was chosen by Oxfam as a Goodwill Ambassador to lead the ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/oxfam-sai-team-mekong

Royal Academy president Sok Touch on his Tonle Sap wetlands investigation

In 2021, at the behest of the government, Royal Academy of Cambodia (RAC) president Sok Touch studied and investigated the challenges facing the Tonle Sap Lake, which covers an area of 640,000ha. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/royal-academy-president-sok-touch-his-tonle-sap-wetlands-investigation

Mekong under threat: MRC

The Mekong River Commission (MRC) called for urgent action to protect the river for the benefit of the millions of people throughout Southeast Asia who depend on it. The Mekong is severely impacted by water infrastructure projects and climate change, it said. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/mekong-under-threat-mrc

Mekong River data sharing key to impact measurement

Minister of Water Resources and Meteorology Lim Kean Hor has requested that Mekong River water data be shared to accurately measure the impact of the river’s flow on the social and economic wellbeing of the region. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/mekong-river-data-sharing-key-impact-measurement

Firm urged to expand S’ville water supply system

Minister of Industry, Science, Technology and Innovation Cham Prasidh has urged Anco Brothers to expand its dams and modernise water supply systems at its clean water production plant in response to growth in Preah Sihanouk province.​ ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/firm-urged-expand-sville-water-supply-system

Local residents fear losing it all as portions of Boeung Ta Mok lake become development land

The Cambodian authorities as of Dec. 2021 have granted for development more than 2,000 of Boeung Ta Mok lake’s 3,239.7 hectares in response to 43 requests from public and private institutions, leaving the future of the lake uncertain. ...

Teng Yalirozy
https://cambodianess.com/article/local-residents-fear-losing-it-all-as-portions-of-boeung-ta-mok-lake-become-development-land

Ministries to shake up salt sector with new strategy

The Ministry of Industry, Science, Technology and Innovation is preparing the 2022-2026 salt development strategy to develop, manage and conserve fields in the Kingdom – almost exclusively in Kampot and Kep provinces – and improve the economic efficiency of salt production. ...

Hom Phanet
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/ministries-shake-salt-sector-new-strategy

Final year of water shortages for Phnom Penh, say utility officials

This year’s dry season is no different from last year, with people in the suburbs of Phnom Penh beginning to complain about the lacking of clean water.   ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/final-year-water-shortages-phnom-penh-say-utility-officials

Japan supports Pursat water supply expansion project

The Government of Japan has supported a water supply expansion project in Pursat province with a grant aid of approximately $21.9 million. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50987960/japan-supports-pursat-water-supply-expansion-project/

Sea forum focuses on sustainability

The Partnerships in Environmental Management for the Seas of East Asia (PEMSEA) kicked off its two-day 7th East Asian Sea (EAS) Congress on December 1 with Cambodia hosting the event in the coastal province of Preah Sihanouk. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/sea-forum-focuses-sustainability

Koh Kong aims to develop province’s coastal islands

Koh Kong provincial authorities are compiling detailed data on the 23 islands in the province to facilitate the development of them as the number of tourists is on the increase and businesses continue to show interest in investing heavily in the islands. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/koh-kong-aims-develop-provinces-coastal-islands

Oz digs deep for water infrastructure

Australia launched the Cambodian component of the Mekong-Australia Partnership (MAP) initiative to strengthen Cambodia’s economic recovery, environmental resilience and human resource development. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/oz-digs-deep-water-infrastructure

MRC and LMC to study changing hydrology across Mekong Basin

The Mekong River Commission (MRC) and Dialogue Partners China and Myanmar have approved a joint study of changing hydrological conditions across the Mekong River Basin. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50939340/mrc-and-lmc-to-study-changing-hydrology-across-mekong-basin/

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